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Do new brooms sweep clean? When and why dismissing a manager increases the subordinates' performance

  • Hoffler, Felix
  • Sliwka, Dirk

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal European Economic Review.

Volume (Year): 47 (2003)
Issue (Month): 5 (October)
Pages: 877-890

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Handle: RePEc:eee:eecrev:v:47:y:2003:i:5:p:877-890
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